Background to Dante and The Divine Comedy
Where was Dante born?
Dante's family was majorly involved in _____?
Year a death decree was issued for Dante and his family
spent rest of his life in exile after he left Florence
Wrote the _________ during exile
Which language was the Divine Comedy written in?
Who Dante spent his life loving, although he never "really" met her.
complex and symbolic
Two characteristics of the Divine Comedy
Number of Canticles
Number of Cantos in each Canticle
hell, purgatory, heaven
In the plot of the Divine Comedy, a man has to travel through 3 places in hopes to save his soul. What are the 3 places?